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  Kantogun - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Although the Kantogun was nominally subordinate to the Japanese High Command, its leadership demonstrated significant self-determination, as conspirators in the Army plotted the assassination of Zhang Zuolin in 1928 and the Manchurian Incident (1931) leading to the foundation of Manchuguo in 1932.
The Army fought against the Soviet Union's Red Army at Zhanggufeng in 1938 and Nomonhan in 1939, sustaining heavy casualties.
During Operation August Storm, the Soviet Red Army's invasion Japanese-occupied Manchuria in August 1945, the Kantogun's strength was nearly 600,000.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Guandong_army   (551 words)

  
 Marco Polo Bridge Incident - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Japanese Guandong Army at the region was a combination of infantry, tanks, mechanized forces, artillery and cavalry.
The 3rd (2nd?) Division of the Guandong Army from Chahar Province and the 15th (9th?) Division from Manchuria and troops from Phase I were all commanded by General Hashimoto (橋本大將).
At dawn on 7 July, the Japanese army telegraphed the KMT forces saying that a soldier was missing and believed to be hiding inside the town.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Battle_of_Lugou_Bridge   (1871 words)

  
 WORLD ENCYCLOPAEDIA - Japan - The Rise of the Militarists   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In June 1928, adventurist officers of the Guandong Army, the Imperial Japanese Army unit stationed in Manchuria, embarked an unauthorized initiatives to protect Japanese interests, including the assassination of a former ally, Manchurian warlord Zhang Zuolin.
A secret society founded by army officers seeking to establish a military dictatorship--the Sakurakai (Cherry Society, the cherry blossom being emblematic of self-sacrifice)--plotted to attack the Diet and political party headquarters, assassinate the prime minister, and declare martial law under a "Showa Restoration" government led by the army minister.
Guandong Army conspirators blew up a few meters of South Manchurian Railway Company track near Mukden (now Shenyang), blamed it on Chinese saboteurs, and used the event as an excuse to seize Mukden.
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 Battle of Halhin Gol - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This time the Japanese forces were surrounded by superior numbers of Soviet and Mongolian infantry and tanks, and over 28-29 May the Azuma force was destroyed, suffering 8 officers and 97 men killed and one officer and 33 men wounded, for a total of 63% casualties.
Instead the "strike south" faction, which wanted to seize the resources of South East Asia, especially the oil of the Dutch East Indies, gained the ascendancy and this policy was put into effect, leading directly to the attack on Pearl Harbor two and a half years later in December 1941.
The battle experience gained by the Siberian army, was put to good use when in December 1941 outside Moscow, under the command of Zhukov, Siberian divisions spearheaded the first successful Soviet counter-offensive against the German invasion of 1941.
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 Marco Polo Bridge Incident Information - TextSheet.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
3(2?)th Division of Guandong Army from Chahar Province and 15(9?)th Division from Manchuria and troops from Phase I were all commanded by General Hashimoto (橋本大将).
Beginning late June 1937, the Japanese army (several hundreds) deployed at the west end of the bridge was practising while Kuomintang forces, garrisoned in Wanping Town, watched closely.
Similar to most KMT and Communist Party of China (CPC), 29th Army was under equipped with only rifles and just enough mortars and heavy machine guns with respect to better armed, trained and commanded Japanese troops whose tanks the Chinese armies still did not have any weapon capable of destroying them.
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 Sino-Japanese War (1937-1945)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Following the Mukden Incident, the Japanese Guandong army occupied Manchuria and established the puppet state of Manchukuo (February 1932).
However, the action of the Japanese army made the governments that they did set up very unpopular, and the Japanese refused to negotiate with either Kuomintang or the Communists, which could have brought popularity.
Nevertheless their prospect of transferring their troops to fight the Americans was in vain and they only committed the Guandong Army from Manchuria in their "Sho plan", which later facilitated the Soviet advancement after the war declaration on August 8 1945.
www.bidprobe.com /en/wikipedia/s/si/sino_japanese_war__1937_1945_.html   (1269 words)

  
 Kantogun -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Army was heavily augmented, up to 700,000 in 1941, to defend the whole territory of (A region in northeastern China) Manchuria to include (An autonomous region of northeastern China that was annexed by the Manchu rulers in 1635 and became an integral part of China in 1911) Inner Mongolia.
Its performance against the Red Army anticipated some of the deficits of the IJA as a whole which became apparent during WW II in the Pacific Theater.
A source of constant unrest during the 1930s the army remained remarkably obedient during the 1940s, giving proof to the fact that the Japanese High Command had everything under control - as long as it was willingly to retain it.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/k/ka/kantogun.htm   (537 words)

  
 CONK! Encyclopedia: Sino-Japanese_War_(1937-1945)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
However, the atrocities of the Japanese army made the governments that were set up very unpopular, and the Japanese refused to negotiate with either the Kuomintang or the Communist Party of China, which could have brought them popularity.
While this direct army to army fighting lasted during the early phases of the war, large numbers of Chinese defeats compared to few victories eventually led to the strategy of stalling the war.
Nevertheless the Japanese prospect of transferring their troops to fight the Americans was in vain and they only committed the Guandong Army from Manchuria in their "Sho plan", which later facilitated the Soviet advancement after the Soviet war declaration on August 8, 1945.
www.conk.com /search/encyclopedia.cgi?q=Sino-Japanese_War_(1937-1945)   (4028 words)

  
 Marco Polo Bridge Incident - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Marco Polo Bridge Incident was a battle between Japan's Imperial Army and China's National Revolutionary Army, marking the beginning of the Sino-Japanese War (1937-1945).
During the meeting of all senior KMT officers of the 24th Army in Beijing on July 12, Qin insisted that KMT forces must continue defending and resist any temptation to negotiate with the Japanese, whom he did not trust.
As the recent Chinese victory relied on outnumbering the opponent, he transferred Zhao's 132nd Division accompanied by Qin to a station at Nanwan Town which was between the bridge and Beijing to keep up the pressure from concentration of Japanese forces.
americancanyon.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Marco_Polo_Bridge_Incident   (1859 words)

  
 Kwantung Army - TheBestLinks.com - Guandong Army, History of China, Emperor of Japan, Hirohito, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
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Although the Army was nominally subordinate to the Japanese High Command, conspirators of the Army plotted the assassination of Zhang Zoulin in 1928 and the Manchurian Incident (1931) leading to the foundation of Manchuguo in 1932.
When the Soviet Red Army invaded into Manchuria in August 1945, the Army retained approximately 600,000 soldiers.
www.thebestlinks.com /Guandong_Army.html   (344 words)

  
 South-East Asian Theatre of World War II - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Imperial Japanese Army Unit controlling all army land and air units was the headquartered in Saigon, Indochina.
The Japanese Southern Army's 1st Parachute Brigade was used with good effect in the seizure of Sumatra (see).
BURMA 1944-1945 Qualification: For operations during the 14th Army's advance from Imphal to Rangoon, the coastal amphibious assaults, and the Battle of Pegu Yomas, August 1944 to August 1945.
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 New Page 1   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The army hospital of Japanese Guandong army is the name of Longwangmiao fort.
The main part of the engineering of 693 army hospital is a multilayer whole construction which locates between Huangjiaying(now in Dalian army institute courtyard) and Mushan(north of the Zhangjiatun of Longwangmiao), which has basement and is 500 meters long.
The Longwangmiao military engineering called 693 army hospital should be a secret place to produce bacteria and experiment, according to the investigation on the remain and what the once laborers said.
www.warslave.net /LGWENG/ZX-js-lw.htm   (584 words)

  
 Marco Polo Bridge Incident - Encyclopedia Glossary Meaning Explanation Marco Polo Bridge Incident   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
At the time of the war, the Chinese armies (KMT and CCP) were mostly infantry equipped with rifles, spears and sabers.
The Japanese Guandong Army at the region was a combination of infantry, tanks, mechanized
Division of the Guandong Army was on its way from Manchuria and Korea.
www.encyclopedia-glossary.com /en/Marco-Polo-Bridge-Incident.html   (1852 words)

  
 Prince Yasuhiko Asaka and Matsui Iwane killer file   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In June 1928 officers in the Guandong Army, the Japanese Army unit stationed in Manchuria, begin an unauthorised campaign to secure Japanese interests and precipitate a war with China.
With the Japanese Government powerless to intervene, the Guandong Army mobilises, taking nearby Mukden (now Shenyang) then, in January 1932, attacking Shanghai, south of their territory in Shandong Province.
The Japanese Army and navy ministries are abolished, arms and military equipment are destroyed and war industries are retooled for civilian output.
www.moreorless.au.com /killers/asaka.html   (2058 words)

  
 Marco Polo Bridge Incident   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Japanese army then halted the attack and offered negotiation, marking the end of Phase I. Nevertheless Japanese army still concentrated at the west end of the bridge.
During the meeting of all senior KMT officers of the 24th Army in Beijing on July 12, Qin insisted that KMT forces must remain defending and resisted any temptation of negotiating with the Japanese whom he did not trust.
As the recent Chinese victory relied on outnumbering the opponent, he transferred Zhao's 132th accompanied by Qin to station at Nanwan Town which was between the bridge and Beijing to keep up the pressure from concentration of Japanese forces.
www.theezine.net /m/marco-polo-bridge-incident.html   (1808 words)

  
 netcyclo: Japan: History 8   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
He took advantage of long-standing relationships he had throughout the government, won the support of the surviving genro and the House of Peers, and brought into his cabinet as army minister Tanaka Giichi (1864-1929), who had a greater appreciation of favorable civil-military relations than his predecessors.
Hamaguchi's success was pyrrhic: ultranationalists called the treaty a national surrender, and navy and army officials girded themselves for defense of their budgets.
Hamaguchi himself died from wounds suffered in an assassination attempt in November 1930, and the treaty, with its complex formula for ship tonnage and numbers aimed at restricting the naval arms race, had loopholes that made it ineffective by 1938.
www.netcyclo.com /places/polit/nations/japan/ja-his08.htm   (3028 words)

  
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This time the Japanese forces were surrounded by superior numbers of Soviet and Mongolian infantry and tanks, and on 28-29 May the Azuma force was destroyed, suffering 8 officers and 97 men killed and one officer and 33 men wounded, with 63% casualties.
The battle experience gained by the Siberian army was put to good use in December 1941 outside Moscow, under the command of Zhukov, when Siberian divisions spearheaded the first successful Soviet counteroffensive against the German invasion of 1941.
The decision to move the divisions from Siberia was aided by the Soviet's masterspy Richard Sorge in Tokyo who was able to alert the Soviet government that the Japanese were looking south and were unlikely to launch another attack against Siberia in the immediate future.
www.50skills.co.za /infopages/index.php?title=Battle_of_Halhin_Gol   (1173 words)

  
 Japan - World War II   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The power of the military grew when, in September 1931, without the knowledge or approval of the civil government, members of the Imperial Army unit stationed in Manchuria--the Guandong, or Kwantung, Army--dynamited a short section of the South Manchurian Railway near Shenyang (called Mukden by the Japanese).
In March 1932, this army formed the puppet state of Manchukuo (see The Rise of the Militarists, ch.
Although the rebels were suppressed on orders from the emperor, the stage was set for more radical military leaders to assume gradual control of the government, a process that was completed by 1940 and lasted until a few weeks before Japan's 1945 surrender in World War II.
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 Marco Polo Bridge Incident : Marco Polo Bridge incident   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Despite determined resistance by KMT forces, Japanese army managed to take the bridge and eventually Beijing which was abandoned by KMT.
With the Japanese victory its Imperial Army could move on to the North China Plain (north of Huang He) without much resistance since their tanks were formidable against the low-tech Chinese armies (KMT and CCP).
The 29th Army, composed mostly of Feng yu xiang[?]'s forces and infantries, secured the cities of Beijing and Tianjin and the Hebei Province.
www.city-search.org /ma/marco-polo-bridge-incident.html   (2280 words)

  
 Pacific War - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In 1927, Chiang Kai-Shek and the National Revolutionary Army of the Kuomintang led the Northern Expedition.
In addition, the military high command had limited control over the field armies who acted in their own interest, often in contradiction to the overall national interest.
This cut the Burma Road which was the western Allies' supply line to the Chinese National army commanded by Chiang Kai-shek.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Pacific_War   (3452 words)

  
 Incident on July 7, 1937 - Memorabilia - Business - Newsgd   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Beginning late June 1937, the Japanese army (several hundreds) deployed at the west end of the Marco Polo bridge was practicing while Kuomintang forces, garrisoned in Wanping Town, watched closely.
The entire incident was fabricated by the Guandong Army in order to provide a pretext for the invasion of central China.
During the meeting of all senior KMT officers of the 24th Army in Beijing on July 12, General Qin Dechun insisted that KMT forces must continue defending and resist any temptation to negotiate with the Japanese, whom he did not trust.
www.newsgd.com /specials/60thanniversaryofwaragainstjapaneseaggression/memorabilia/200508240059.htm   (1286 words)

  
 Tojo Hideki History Summary
A Tokyo-born career army officer, Tojo served as an attaché in Europe in the early 1920s and later joined the Control Faction, an influential clique within the Japanese military.
In 1935 he was transferred to Manchuria, where he served on the staff of the Guandong (Kwantung) Army.
Recalled to Tokyo in 1938, Tojo was appointed a vice-minister of the army, followed by promotion to army minister in the cabinet of Konoe Fumimaro (1891–1945) in 1940.
www.bookrags.com /history/worldhistory/tojo-hideki-ema-05   (319 words)

  
 Tanggu Truce   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Tanggu Truce (also sometimes called the Tangku Truce) was a cease-fire signed between China and Japan on May 31, 1933, which formally ended the Japanese conquest of Manchuria which had begun two years earlier.
On September 18, 1931, officers of the Japanese Guandong Army staged an explosion on the South Manchurian Railway in Manchuria.
After blaming the blast on the Chinese, the Guandong Army invaded southern Manchuria, and by February of 1932 had captured the entire region.
www.tocatch.info /en/Tanggu_Truce.htm   (253 words)

  
 Marco Polo Bridge Incident - China-related Topics M-P - China-Related Topics
At the end of 1932, the Japanese Guandong Army invaded Chahar (province)Chahar Province.
The Kuomintang's 29th Army, led by General Song Zheyuan and armed only with spears and obsolete rifles, resisted the attack, resulting in the War of Resistance at the Great Wall of ChinaGreat Wall.
During the meeting of all senior KuomintangKMT officers of the 24th Army in Beijing on July 12, Qin insisted that KMT forces must continue defending and resist any temptation to negotiate with the Japanese, whom he did not trust.
www.famouschinese.com /virtual/Marco_Polo_Bridge_Incident   (1894 words)

  
 math lessons - Kantogun
The Kantogun (Japanese: Kantōgun), more commonly known as the Kwantung Army or Guandong Army (関東軍), was a unit of the Imperial Japanese Army that originated from the Guandong Garrison established in 1906 to defend the Kwantung Leased Territory and the areas adjacent to the South Manchurian Railway.
Many of its personnel, such as Hideki Tojo former chief of staff, were elevated to high positions in the military and the government.
To cope with the Soviet invasion, the Army planned to form the defence line near Xinjing, the capital of Manchuguo, but the Emperor of Japan Hirohito ordered them to surrender before the main defensive engagement took place.
www.mathdaily.com /lessons/Kwantung_Army   (427 words)

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